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The launch of a specialist app by Trend Diabetes will allow healthcare professionals working with people with diabetes to access decision-making tools and the most up-to-date recommendations at the touch of a button. The new app will give healthcare professionals access to relevant information quickly and easily to inform their decision-making and improve the care for...
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Revised clinical guidance on the management of steroid induced hyperglycaemia and steroid induced diabetes has been published, with Trend Co-Chair June James a joint author. Produced by the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care, the document, Management of Hyperglycaemia and Steroid (Glucocorticoid) Therapy, has been designed for use by general physicians and was revised in May 2021....
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The UK’s leading not-for-profit online learning provider for health and social care settings has added a “gold standard” insulin safety course to its portfolio to increase access outside of the NHS. Skills for Health now hosts the Trend Diabetes ‘Insulin Safety: Getting it Right’ e-learning module. According to the results from the latest National Diabetes...
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The Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) has issued a statement titled ‘COVID-19 and diabetes: Update for primary care in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic’. The document has been produced in partnership with the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and Diabetes UK. It contains a series of recommendations and helpful resources to assist teams. To...
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A series of resources produced by Trend Diabetes aimed at enabling community teams to manage the increasing demand for insulin administration have been released. The NHS England-led the ‘Delegation of Insulin Administration’ project aimed to provide a voluntary framework to allow expanded capacity to health and social care workers who administer insulin to people living...
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                                          Entitled ‘Diabetes Care: Infinity and Beyond’, this will explore the future that diabetes care has to offer.  We’re going virtual again as we continue to ensure everyone’s safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic so make...
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Trend Diabetes is a finalist in two categories of the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021 in recognition of a year-long insulin safety campaign. We teamed up with Orange Juice Communications throughout 2020 to roll out the Trend Diabetes Insulin Safety Campaign. As well as providing extra resources, including PowerPoint educational slides, for Insulin Safety Week, the...
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The Trend Diabetes Co-Chairs have paid tribute to the “significant contribution” made to the diabetes nursing organisation by three former advisors. Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse Jane Diggle, Nneka Agbasi, Community Matron for Residential and Nursing Homes with an interest in diabetes, and Clinical Psychologist Dr Jen Bateman have stepped down from the Trend Diabetes Committee...
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The results of a Trend Diabetes audit into diabetes specialist nursing in England have been published by Practical Diabetes. The DSN Audit was launched in 2019 because the exact number of diabetes specialist nurses (DSNs) was unclear. The findings of the survey were presented at last year’s Diabetes Professional Care conference. Now these results have...
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A newly-published educational tool will help guide users through a global consensus report about hyperglycaemia management in type 2 diabetes. Trend Diabetes has developed the ‘Person-Centred Care in Type 2 Diabetes’ document to help users navigate the ‘Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes: A consensus report’ by American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European...
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